Berri Barmera Local Heritage Collection, South Australia

Zone d'identification



Forme autorisée du nom

Berri Barmera Local Heritage Collection, South Australia

Forme(s) parallèle(s) du nom

Autre(s) forme(s) du nom

  • Formerly Berri and Districts Local Heritage Collection, South Australia


  • Municipal

Zone du contact



Adresse physique

Berri Library PO Box 594, Kay Avenue, Berri




South Australia

Nom du pays

Code postal



Berri Library: 08 8595 2666; Barmera Library: 08 8588 2872



Zone de description


Both Berri and Barmera libraries in the Riverland region of South Australia hold local history collections, although the Berri Barmera Local Heritage Collection at the Berri Library and Information Centre is the more comprehensive.

This collection was opened in 1996 with the support of the District Council of Berri and the local community, the collection has continued to grow, containing today, many photographs, pamphlets, books, un-published works and numerous other items. For further information, see the website.

Contexte géographique et culturel

Berri and Barmera are primarily agricultural and viticultural towns in the Riverland region of South Australia.

Berri is 238 kilometres north-east of Adelaide on the north bank of the Murray River. Barmera is on the Sturt Highway A20, 220 kilometres north-east of Adelaide and is located on Lake Bonney Riverland, a freshwater lake.

Textes de référence

Structure administrative

Gestion des archives courantes et intermédiaires et politiques de collecte

Collection contains books, photographs, ephemera pertaining to Riverland District, particularly Berri Barmera Council area.



Some examples include:

  • Local photographs – many of them digitised as part of the Berri Centenary Project in 2010/11.
  • Local and South Australiana published works
  • Genealogy resources: includes books, CDRoms and Original Death Certificates for the District of Murray
  • Vertical files of local information, eg on Loveday Internment Camp, old tourist information, early reminiscences
  • Indexed Local Newspaper cuttings from 1937 onward
  • Local video footage and oral histories
  • Local organisation newsletters, magazines, records.

Instruments de recherche, guides et publications

You can search the published items held in the collection by using the online catalogue (see

Zone de l'accès

Heures d'ouverture

For opening hours of the Berri and Barmera libraries, see

Conditions d'accès et d'utilisation


Zone des services offerts

Services d'aide à la recherche

General reference services are available.

Services de reproduction

Espaces publics

Zone du contrôle

Identifiant de la description

Identifiant du service d'archives

Règles et/ou conventions utilisées


Niveau de détail

Dates de production, de révision et de suppression




Notes relatives à la mise à jour de la notice


Points d'accès

  • Local Studies (Thematic area)
  • Presse-papier

Contact principal

Berri Library PO Box 594, Kay Avenue, Berri
Berri, South Australia 5343